Yoga Teacher Training – Associate in Science Degree, Certificate of Achievement

Top Code: 0835.20

Yoga Teacher Training is designed to deepen students’ understanding of yoga by investigating the biomechanics of yoga postures, learning to use anatomical cueing for proper alignment in poses, examining effective teaching techniques for a variety of settings, and exploring the history and philosophy of yoga.

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded upon completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Program Outcomes

  1. Identify core principles of Hatha Yoga.
  2. Examine skills for instructing yoga, including verbal cues, sequences, variations, adjustments, and modifications.
  3. Illustrate stress management techniques with yoga poses.
  4. Describe the philosophy of yoga through history, and the development of asanas.
  5. Design and execute a 60 minute Yoga class.

Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement

KINT 005FIRST AID-RESPONDING TO EMERGENCIES3
KINT 180INTRODUCTION TO TEACHING YOGA3
KINT 181PHILOSOPHY OF YOGA3
KINT 182ANATOMICAL PRINCIPLES OF KINESIOLOGY AND FITNESS3
NUTR 025NUTRITION FOR SPORT, EXERCISE, AND HEALTH3
Required Electives
KINA 040ABEGINNING YOGA1
KINA 040BINTERMEDIATE YOGA1
KINA 040CADVANCED YOGA1
or KINT 101 PHYSICAL FITNESS ASSESSMENTS
Total Units18

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General Education Requirements for the Associate in Science Degree

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